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Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant

1506 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
+1 863-763-4276
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (52 reviews)
“scallops” (18 reviews)
“catfish” (72 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
1506 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice server, fantastic salad with berries and fresh fish, it sounded weird but it was delicious and fresh and I would have it again.

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All of the food is amazing, lots of fried food. You must get the gator tail and pumpkin bread, both are to die for. They also have an amazing selection of craft beer and an area to buy food items to go or to cook...More

Thank Courtney M
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for reviewing us!!! We agree, freshly fried gator tail and pumpkin bread are both delicious!!! Here at Lightsey's we are also proud of our wide selection of craft beer. We currently have 16 different specialty brews to choose from. With so many choices...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We felt this was just a average restaurant. Three of us went and we felt the food to be average if that. A lot of the locals eat here but we didn't feel it was that great.More

Thank mkm8454
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are sorry to hear that your dining experience was not what you expected it to be. I am not aware of what your food selection was but, here at Lightsey's we only serve the highest quality food to our customers. Most of our menu...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lightsey's decor of animals is a conversation starter. The food is delicious and servings generous. It can be crowded so you might plan ahead if you have a group. There are tall tables and chairs which can be difficult for elderly folks. Also standard seating....More

Thank 375marleneb
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for reviewing us!!! Lightsey's is a popular dining destination thanks to our loyal customers!! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed Lightsey's atmosphere and cuisine. Currently we are renovating some of our elevated seating so that we can comfortably seat a variety...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading reviews, I suggested we give them a try. Excellent choice. We both ordered the buffet. There's not ALOT of variety, but what there is was very good. Catfish, gator tail, frog legs, soups, cole slaw, hush puppies, (hot or cold) shrimp....& a few...More

Thank Kimberlya6445
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for reviewing us!! We are happy that you enjoyed our Sunday buffet that features up to seventeen different items. It is a customer favorite because it allows them to experience most of our signature dishes. We are currently evaluating our buffet and plan...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I joined a friend for dinner at Lightsey's. My friend and I shared the pound of shrimp with sides. The shrimp was was lightly fried and very "meaty"- not little shrimp that always get dried out. I love their coleslaw and you...More

Thank Laurie G
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing us!! Our signature fried shrimp is one of our oldest and most beloved dishes by our customers. The coleslaw, hushpuppies and Lightsey's seasoning are all made in house daily. We believe that a fresh homemade dish is the only and best...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wide selection of seafood. There is cooter, or softshell turtle, harvested from the nearby lake, and a great selection of fresh fish.More

Thank Lori N
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

From all of us here at Lightsey's, we would like to thank you for your kind words and for reviewing our restaurant!! Yes, all of our fresh water fish and Cooter are caught here locally from Lake Okeechobee. Here at Lightsey's we have a team...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My family and I had an early dinner here yesterday and Joanna was our server. She was very attentive and had a wonderful personality! Great service makes all the difference in the world! The food was great as well. Between the three of us, we...More

Thank Katrina B
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing us!! Joanna is a great server and prides herself on giving our customers an excellent dining experience. Our all you can eat buffet is available every Sunday from 11 AM to 9 PM. It is a customer favorite due to its...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on recommendation from air boat tour guide. Service and food was excellent! Loved the crab cake with fried green tomato on top, crawfish sauce was delicious and if you can save room for dessert get the blueberry cobbler It's heavenly!

Thank tkg624
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you try the crab cakes and fried green tomatoes and don't like it...... I don't know what to say. It was the best thing I have ever had. All of the food was fresh and plentiful. The flash fried shrimp and fries were awesome....More

Thank Keith G
Lightseys, Public Relations Manager at Lightsey's Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing us!! We are happy to hear you had such a great dining experience at Lightsey's! We have been serving up fried green tomatoes and crab cakes for years. Our tomato recipe is an old Okeechobee secret dating back 50 years! Home...More

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It used to be on Lake Okeechobee now it's in the center of town.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1506 S Parrott Ave, Okeechobee, FL 34974-6167
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Okeechobee
  • Phone Number: +1 863-763-4276
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Description
If it swims, crawls or hops we probably serve it.
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